Like Skiing Groomed Runs? Thank The Inventor of the Bradley Packer Grader

When you ski groomed snow that looks like corduroy, you can thank the late Steve Bradley. In 1951, he invented the Bradley-Packer Grader. These human-powered machines smoothed the slopes at Winter Park and were the precursors to today’s giant machines. His daughter Kat Bennett, of Longmont, tells Colorado Matters about growing up with a dad who also directed Winter Park. Listen to their conversation on cpr.org by clicking here.

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